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Former IRS head slanders conservatives in newly released emailsGOP: Lois Lerner's IRS emails show bias against conservativesIssa: We must get politics out of the IRSEx-IRS official called conservatives 'crazies' and moreEx-IRS official called conservatives 'craziesEx-IRS official called some right-wing Republicans 'crazies' and more, emails showWatergate lawyer: Justice 'defending, not investigating' IRSTax preparer admits cheating Burmese clients, IRSThe Tax Court rejects the IRS's section 6901 analysisThe IRS Scandal and the Politicization of JusticeIRS backup tapes discovered!Here's what the IRS told a federal court about Lois Lerner's hard driveHunt for Missing IRS Emails ResumesHunt for Missing IRS Emails ResumesLawyer: IRS Agents Concerned About Unspent Bond Proceeds

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Lois Lerner's attorney backtracks: Okay, maybe she printed out 'some' emails
Hot AirJuly 9, 2014

IRS Commissioner John Koskinen testified before Congress that it was his understanding that Lerner had printed out her emails as required by the Federal Records Act. Later, however, Koskinen testified that Lerner may not have printed out her emails ...more »

Hunt for Missing IRS Emails Resumes
Wall Street JournalJuly 24, 2014

The IRS chief's comments to a House Oversight and Government Reform subcommittee confirmed a report Monday that some of the backup tapes—which perhaps contain copies of the missing emails—might not have been reused, as the IRS previously said.more »

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Former IRS head slanders conservatives in newly released emails
FOX 29July 31, 2014

The committee redacted the wording to "-holes" in the material it released publicly, but a committee spokeswoman confirmed to The Associated Press that the email said "assholes." Lerner retired from the IRS last fall. Lerner's lawyer, William W. Taylor ...more »

GOP: Lois Lerner's IRS emails show bias against conservatives
Deseret NewsJuly 31, 2014

Lerner retired from the IRS last fall. Lerner's lawyer, William W. Taylor III, did not respond to a request for comment. His office said he was traveling. Congress and the Justice Department are investigating whether the IRS improperly scrutinized ...more »

Issa: We must get politics out of the IRS
World MagazineJuly 30, 2014

“I think the application process is completely broken,” said Cleta Mitchell, a lawyer who represents a few of the many IRS-targeted tea party groups. “It is Humpty Dumpty, it is off the wall, and it can't be put back together again.” While another ...more »

Ex-IRS official called conservatives 'crazies' and more
WFAAJuly 30, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 05: Former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner exercises her Fifth Amendment right not to speak about the IRS targeting investigation before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee during a hearing in the ...more »

Ex-IRS official called conservatives 'crazies
Yahoo NewsJuly 30, 2014

"This new evidence clearly demonstrates why Ms. Lerner not only targeted conservatives, but denied such groups their rights to due process and equal protection under the law," Camp said in a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder. Lerner retired from ...more »

Ex-IRS official called some right-wing Republicans 'crazies' and more, emails show
Dallas Morning NewsJuly 30, 2014

Lerner retired from the IRS last fall. Her lawyer, William W. Taylor III, could not be reached for comment. Lerner has emerged as a central figure in several congressional investigations into the tax agency's handling of applications for tax-exempt ...more »

Watergate lawyer: Justice 'defending, not investigating' IRS
WND.comJuly 30, 2014

Issa told Fox News in the first week of July that he believes Attorney General Eric Holder actually will appoint a special prosecutor to look into the IRS scandal because he wants to leave office at year's end and because there will be increased ...more »

Tax preparer admits cheating Burmese clients, IRS
Buffalo NewsJuly 30, 2014

No's reputation among Burmese refugees as a trustworthy tax preparer took a hit Tuesday when the new U.S. citizen admitted cheating his clients and the Internal Revenue Service as part of plea deal in Buffalo federal court. Prosecutors say No, a 25 ...more »

The Tax Court rejects the IRS's section 6901 analysis
The LawyerJuly 29, 2014

On 29 May 2014, the Tax Court, in a division opinion, decided another transferee liability case in favour of the taxpayers. See Swords Trust v Commissioner, 142 TC No. 19 (2014). In Swords, the taxpayers (which were four separate trusts) together owned ...more »

The IRS Scandal and the Politicization of Justice
Breitbart NewsJuly 28, 2014

If you want a good illustration of how Attorney General Eric Holder has politicized the Justice Department and its prosecutorial decision-making, all you have to do is look at what Justice has not done in just one part of the IRS scandal. Despite its ...more »

IRS backup tapes discovered!
American Thinker (blog)July 24, 2014

Koskinen is a savvy lawyer who realizes that if he does not inform himself of the detailed facts, he can present testimony under oath that there is no information to his knowledge about sensitive topics, without triggering perjury liability. He has ...more »

Here's what the IRS told a federal court about Lois Lerner's hard drive
Washington Post (blog)July 24, 2014

House Republicans on Wednesday said a top Internal Revenue Service lawyer told congressional investigators that the agency is no longer certain whether it recycled all of the backup tapes containing missing e-mails for former IRS official Lois Lerner.more »

Hunt for Missing IRS Emails Resumes
Wall Street JournalJuly 24, 2014

The IRS chief's comments to a House Oversight and Government Reform subcommittee confirmed a report Monday that some of the backup tapes—which perhaps contain copies of the missing emails—might not have been reused, as the IRS previously said.more »

Hunt for Missing IRS Emails Resumes
Wall Street JournalJuly 23, 2014

Mr. Koskinen's comments to a House Oversight and Government Reform subcommittee confirmed a report Monday some of the backup tapes that—which perhaps contain copies of the missing emails—might not have been reused, as the IRS has previously said. The ...more »

Lawyer: IRS Agents Concerned About Unspent Bond Proceeds
Bond BuyerJuly 23, 2014

Internal Revenue Service agents have been raising concerns during audits about tax-exempt bond proceeds that were unspent or weren't spent in a timely manner, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe tax partner Richard Chirls said Wednesday.more »

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